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Compliance warning for "dawn raids"

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • June 8 2010

On 4 June 2010 the European Commission announced that it had opened formal proceedings against French group Suez Environnement concerning an alleged breach of a seal affixed during a Commission on-site inspection ("dawn raid") at the premises of the group's subsidiary, Lyonnaise des Eaux in April of this year

Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of

US Department of Justice investigation into hedge fund activities

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2010

To be certain of avoiding financial and criminal penalties for infringement of US and EU rules on anti-competitive behaviour, hedge funds should remain vigilant in applying basic antitrust principles in all communications with competitors

Merger control: gun jumping goes global

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

Broadly defined, "gun jumping" refers to unlawful premerger coordination between the parties to an M&A transaction

FTC proposes changes to Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2010

While changes proposed by the FTC to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act may decrease the burden of reporting by eliminating the need to gather certain data, they will significantly increase the burdens in other areas, and an overall net increase in the effort required to prepare HSR filings is expected

$20 million settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a non-poaching agreement case

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2013

Three of the seven companies defending allegations that they violated U.S. antitrust law by agreeing not to recruit each other's employees agreed to

Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $70.9 million

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 11, 2013

Competition law reform in Brazil: implications for merger control

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • October 13 2011

Brazil’s House of Representatives passed a long-awaited competition bill (the Competition Bill) on 5 October 2011, making significant changes to Brazilian competition law

FTC announces major changes to disclosure requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

Companies should begin regularly collecting required data - in particular revenues by North American Industry Classification System code and information about “associates” - in advance of need to file Hart-Scott-Rodino notification

New merger guidelines underscore importance of internal planning documents

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2010

New Horizontal Merger Guidelines recently released by the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice emphasize the competitive effects of potential alignment transactions and place a premium on internal planning materials